Archive for the ‘3rd Microphone Interviews’ Category

Episode 252: Tullian Tchividjian Interview

Monday, February 3rd, 2014


The MDDs hang out with Tullian “One-Way Love” Tchividhian who is rocking the Evangelical world preaching unconditional grace in Christ and quoting Lutherans.  Check out his blog at The Gospel Coalition.

Also check out his new book “One Way Love”

Episode 242: Hanging with Rudy

Monday, October 21st, 2013

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Rudy, LCC/LCMS  and “Waltherianism,” justification, objective and otherwise, an email from Tabitha highlighting the tremulant and why it should never be used, church organists, and more Rudy, at least until we lose him at the end.

Music creds:

Man of Constant Sorrows – Union Station

American Woman – The Guess Who

One Toke Over the Line – Lawrence Welk

Episode 240: Cascione Confidential – Sacerdotalists in the LCMS

Monday, September 23rd, 2013


Jack Cascione elaborates on his accusation that MDD Cwirla is a “sacerdotalist” and his own views on the voters assembly of a congregation as the supreme authority in the church by divine right.  Hey, we may not agree with Jack on everything, but any friend of objective justification is a friend of ours.

Episode 239: More Nestingen – On Addiction

Monday, September 16th, 2013


The Manly Doctors engage in another round of insightful conversation with Dr. James Nestingen, this time talking about addiction and pastoral care.

Episode 238: Jim Nestingen Unplugged – On Marriage

Monday, September 9th, 2013


Dr. James Nestingen regales the GW with talk about Luther, Katie and marriage. The Skype connection wasn’t so good in the first half, but improves in the second.

Episode 234: Sacerdotal Schmacerdotal

Wednesday, July 24th, 2013


End of life directives, contempo worship and music, the importance of teaching the liturgy, you might be a sacerdotalist if…., and a special guerrilla 3rd microphone with Jack Cascione .  This internet version contains bonus material in a special extended play edition.

Episode 233: Katie Goes to the Opera

Monday, July 1st, 2013


Special 3rd microphone guest Lori Lewis discusses her current project:  A one woman opera based on the life of Katie Luther.  You can find out more about this project at Everyday Opera.

Music Creds:

Janet Hopkins sings music from Carmen

The Song That Goes Like This – Cast of Spamalot

Bohemian Rhapsody – Queen

Jesus is a Friend of Mine – Sonseed

Adios, Au Revoire, Aufwiedersehen – Lawrence Welk

Always Look on the Bright Side of Life – Monty Python

Episode 229: Postmodern Apologetics Part 2

Monday, June 3rd, 2013


More whisperings with Dr. Jeff Mallinson, including body hair, core curricula, Virtue in the Wasteland, counter tenors, midget wrestling, sushi, emergent and mega-church criticisms, and engaging the “postmoderns.”  Did I mention body hair?

Music Creds

I’m Too Sexy – Right Said Fred

Finland – Spamalot

It’s My Life – Cesare

Hell – Squirrel Nut Zipper

Episode 228: Postmodern Apologetics – Part 1

Tuesday, May 28th, 2013



Weight loss ,the sin of gluttony,  the call process, vestments, Boy Scouts and the gays, apologetics and postmodernism with special 3rd microphone guest Dr. Jeff Mallinson.


Music Creds:

Space Robot Spiritual – Second Hand Pants

I Fought the Law – The Clash

Seven Days of the Week – They Might Be Giants

My Way – Frank Sinatra

Episode 213: Blame it on the bukanera

Tuesday, January 8th, 2013


The GW are joined by the infamous Rev. Rudy Pastucha, the 4th largest Lutheran body in North America and a pastor in the Lutheran Church – Canada (LCC).  Fueled by the famous  El Buakanas “Bukanera,” shown above,  Rudy discusses his upcoming Spinal Tap – inspired mockumentary of the God Whisperers and engages the GW in a lively conversation on the state of Lutheranism today.